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Cowboys' Brent indicted in crash killing teammate

DALLAS (AP) - A grand jury in Texas has formally indicted Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent on one count of intoxication manslaughter.

 

     Brent is charged in connection with a Dec. 8 crash that killed his friend and Cowboys practice squad member Jerry Brown. He is out of jail on $100,000 bond.

 

     Police in the Dallas suburb of Irving say Brent was speeding when his vehicle struck a curb and flipped. Brown was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

 

     Intoxication manslaughter carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. Brent could be eligible for probation.

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